School Season

School Season: The Classroom Experiment

School Season

BBC Two brings together a major season on education, focusing on our schools, the tough choices parents have to make and whether we could all do better.

Programmes in the season

  1. The Big School Lottery The Big School Lottery

    The Big School Lottery is a revelatory year-long journey following children, parents, schools and Birmingham Education Authority through the process of selecting a child's secondary school.

  2. Britain's Youngest Boarders Britain's Youngest Boarders

    Take an exclusive look inside one of England's most prestigious preparatory schools from the point of view of three young boys who are starting boarding school for the first time.

  3. The Classroom Experiment The Classroom Experiment

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    Education expert Dylan Wiliam sets up an experimental school classroom to test some innovative teaching methods.

  4. Excluded Excluded

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    Excluded tells the moving story of a newly-qualified teacher and his relationship with a difficult boy.

  5. Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School For Boys Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School For Boys

    Gareth turns educator for one term. His mission is to re-engage boys who aren't fulfilling their potential at school and who, like many across Britain, lag behind their female peers.

  6. Start Your Own School Start Your Own School

    Toby Young feels the educational choices available for his children are so limited that he has decided to set up his own, parent-run, state secondary school.

  7. Unequal Opportunities With John Humphrys Unequal Opportunities With John Humphrys

    John Humphrys examines why the attainment gap between advantaged and disadvantaged pupils has stubbornly refused to narrow.

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